Dec 30, 2021
Just when you thought the Napa Valley was going the way of its French counterparts by steeping itself in the tradition...along comes Jean Charles Boisset. You will be fascinated, intrigued, and dumbfounded.
Dec 23, 2021
On a recent trip to Paso Robles....a must do for anyone interested in learning the great districts of California wine, I sat with Austin Hope of the Hope family vineyards. Hear how he responded to covid and other interesting approaches to telling the Hope Family story. Great chat and we will do it again.
Dec 14, 2021
Barrels are in mysterious part of the wine making process and is the source of many questions from Wine of the Month Club members. Coopering is an art form and an important influence of wine making. Hear from 4th Generation Master Cooper and artisan Douglas Rennie of Seguin Moreau. Seguin Moreau was founded in the...
Dec 9, 2021
In 1855, Napoleon III organized a classification of the Left Bank wineries. Chateau Talbot earned a position as a 4th growth putting it among the top Chateau of the area. In fact, Saint Julien, where Chateau Talbot resides, earned 11 classified positions making it the most awarded sub-district. Hear from Jean Michael...
Dec 2, 2021
Tilar Mazzeo used to share the fame Champagne Veuve Clicquot with her friends and would bring anecdotal stories about the widow until her friends said "you need to write a book about this woman" so she did. A fascinating story of the most recognized Champagne brand on the planet... and it wasn't always that way. After...